Historical Idealism and Jehovah's Witnesses by Thomas Daniels. Did Watchtower publications predict the heavenly establishment of the Kingdom of God in 1914? Surveys original Watch Tower publications for the predictions for the year 1914 and the historical development of the chronology used by Jehovah's Witnesses. The essay considers how this historical development has been idealized in some publications of Jehovah's Witnesses. A smaller version (4.9 MB) is also available which can easily be emailed. Permission to post on the Internet given by author on November 16, 2008.